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Moto Z3 Play Review: Unlocked and Loaded

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It takes a lot of grilling practice to know the temperature of meat just by feeling it. This is an admittedly useful skill you can work toward, but really there’s no need. You can grab a great instant-read digital thermometer like the Habor Foldable Thermometer ($16). The small, foldable design is easy to palm so …

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Samsung revealed new Galaxy Note phones, a security researcher discovered vulnerabilities in the Boeing 787, and hackers can get into your phone with just a text message. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here! Today’s Headlines …

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In a relatively short period of time, Apple has become the clear leader in smartwatches. But Samsung isn’t going down without a fight, and the company has the numbers to prove it. According to two separate analyst’s reports, Samsung’s wearables business has grown by more than 100 percent over the past year. And now Samsung …

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The Apple Card is a crucial part of this pursuit. As the company lures more customers into using its iPhones when they pay for coffee, step onto the metro, or tap into a venue, it gets ever closer to conquering the digital wallet. Cash Cow In many ways, the Apple Card is not so different …

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If you want to get a rosy view of the future of virtual and augmented reality, ask a company that works in the space. If you want to get a pessimistic view, ask an investor. But if you want a realistic view, one shaped by experience instead of conjecture and wishful thinking, ask the folks …

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Best on a Budget Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot RX100 Need the basics? This tried-and-true Sony model, though several years old, is still a gem—especially since the price keeps dipping every time Sony releases newer versions. The latest version, the RX100 VI retails for about $1,200. But for as low as $370, you can scoop up this …

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My initial reaction to Specialized’s new electric gravel bike was an eye roll. It was early June, and I had just finished sweating profusely under the sweltering Kansas sun while puttering along in the Dirty Kanza 100 gravel race. I was slow, but I was proud of my effort and suspected that an electric bike …

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Sony’s new flagship Xperia 1 is a skyscraper of a phone. Thanks to its display’s cinema-wide, 21:9 aspect ratio, the Xperia 1 seems even taller than it actually is. It looks like it towers over other phones. The Xperia 1 is Sony’s latest attempt to reboot its smartphone line, something the company seems to do …

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A Hasselblad camera is like a Ducati motorcycle—almost no one needs one, but they sure are fun. The first time I spent this much time with a Hasselblad was in college. The art school had a couple of Hasselblad 500Cs you could rent. The waiting list to get one was months long. At the time …

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Today, we learned everything there is to know about the new Intel chip that will likely power the next laptop you buy. For months, the chipmaker has been hyping the launch of its 10th generation, 10-nanometer silicon processor, codenamed “Ice Lake.” We heard a little about it at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada in January, …

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